Ten Morpeth Harriers flexed their muscles at the Tynedale Open Pentathlon and Open Meeting, held at Hexham’s Wentworth Stadium on Saturday 19th September 2020.
Three of those athletes took part in the Open Pentathlon.
Kaitlyn Waddell and Hannah Lott finished 18th and 20th respectively in the Under 15 Girls section with 1674 and 1395 points.
Saveena Mullin was thirteenth in the Under 13 Girls competition.
Mullin’s best performance was in the Shot Putt, where she produced a personal best performance of 7.47m, finishing fifth in the contest.
Her other good field event performance came in the High Jump, where she again achieved a personal best, by clearing 1.34m, which gave sixth place in that event.
Saveena’s two Pentathlon Track performances also saw her achieve personal bests.
The best of these came in the 70m Hurdles, where she finished fourth in 13.51s, and she rounded her competition off by finishing fifteenth in the 800m in 3m22.95s.
In the Under 15 Girls Pentathlon, Lott’s best performance was her favoured event, the 75m Hurdles, where she won her particular heat of two, producing a new personal best of 12.27s.
Meanwhile, in the other heat, club colleague Waddell finished second, and also producing new figures of 13m51s.
Both athletes also produced personal bests in the High Jump.
Lott achieved 3.92m, and Waddell achieved 3.56m, finishing fifteenth and seventeenth respectively in the event.
Waddell putted 7.78m in the Shot Putt, finishing ninth, whilst Lott didn’t achieve a mark.
In the High Jump, Waddell cleared 1.23m for eighteenth place, and Lott produced her best performance of the season so far, when she cleared 1.17m for twentieth place in the competition.
Waddell and Lott rounded off their Pentathlon competition, when finishing as nineteenth and twentieth fastest performers, with personal best times of 3m17.82s, and 3m22.63s, respectively.
The Open 1500m events saw an excellent victory by new acquisition Millie Breese, formerly Alnwick Harriers, who took the combined Under 17/Under 20 Women’s event in 4m52.62s.
In the combined Under17/Under 20 Men’s event, Joseph Anderson produced a new personal best of 4m16.01s, when finishing second.
Fellow Morpeth Harrier Kieron Mutch finished fifth in a seasons best of 4m20.51s.
The combined Under 13/15 Boys event saw Bertie Marr finish second in 4m25.88s.
In the Veteran Men’s 1500m, Morpeth’s Andrew Dippie finished eighth in 5m55.30s.
Rounding off the Morpeth 1500m performances, Caitlin Flanagan finished seventh in the combined Under 13/15 Girls event, posting a seasons best of 5m27.32s.
Morpeth’s Laura Kincaid finished second in the Open 100m event, with a time of 14.62s.